The Startup and Innovation Center of the University of Oldenburg (GIZ) is a central contact point for students, researchers and employees from universities all over north-western Germany, who are interested in starting their own business.
The Northwest Start-up award has been awarded since 2014 for startups in the Northwest wiithin the last 65years. It is an award for small and large start-ups in Northwest Germany. Everyone who has founded or taken over a company in the last 5 years can apply, regardless of the line of business and legal form.
Start-up weekend 2020 Emden
The Start-up weekend brings together students, pupils and career changers with different skills and backgrounds. Organisational talents, techies, business types, creative an marketing experts form teams and achieve more together. Anyone who wants to can present a business idea at the beginning, around which the teams are then formed. During the weekend, the team validate the ideas, develop them further and create a prototype with the support of mentors.The best team are awarded prizes and sponsorship awards to pursue their ideas.